TRAVELER’S TREE, TRAVELER’S PALM

FAMILY: Strelitziaceae | GENUS: RAVENALA madagascariensis

TYPE
  • Evergreen
  • Trees
SUN EXPOSURE
  • Full Sun
WATER
  • Regular Water
PLANTING ZONES
  • TS (Tropical South) / Zone 10
  • TS (Tropical South) / Zone 11

Plant Details

Native to Madagascar. Upright clump to 3040 ft. tall, 2530 ft. wide, with numerous large leaves held in the shape of a gigantic fan atop an unbranched trunk. Foliage resembles that of banana (Musa). Spectacular accent in the garden or displayed against a large building. Protect from strong winds, which will shred the leaves. Small plants have some shade tolerance, can be used as potted specimens.

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